Hip Fractures

In this episode Dr Troy Bornes discusses the diagnosis and management of patients with fractures of the hip. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:
  • describe the typical mechanism of hip fracture
  • list the risk factors for hip fracture
  • outline how hip fractures are classified, distinguishing intra-capsular from extra-capsular fractures
  • describe how patients with hip fractures are assessed and managed
  • outline the outcomes of hip fracture treatment

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